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Introduction to domestic abuse training

Who this course is for

This is a multi-agency course. It is for all those working in Bracknell Forest who have day to day contact with members of the general public. The training is suitable for those working with both adults and children. 

Course content

This one day course is about understanding the issues associated with domestic abuse. The aim is to increase your knowledge and understanding of the issues so that you can respond to and support victims of domestic abuse.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • define, name and talk about the various forms of domestic abuse
  • identify additional issues faced by marginalised groups suffering domestic abuse
  • discuss the extent and severity of domestic abuse both locally and nationally
  • describe the impact and effects of living with domestic abuse
  • identify and recognise possible indicators of domestic abuse
  • explore and discuss the difficulties when considering leaving an abusive relationship
  • examine and discuss motivations for abusers behaviour
  • understand the principles which underpin supporting a domestic abuse disclosure in an appropriate way
  • identify local policy, procedures and help available for victims of domestic abuse
  • understand how this learning may impact on your own work situation

Course details

When: 9:30am to 4:30pm

Where: The Rowan's children centre

Food: please note that lunch is not provided

Cost: free (there is a charge of £75 for non-attendance)

Course tutors: local trained practitioners

How to book

Bracknell Forest Council staff should book through iWorks. 

If you are not Bracknell Forest Council staff please email your booking request to: Organisational.Development@bracknell-forest.gov.uk.

Terms and conditions

You may cancel your place up to 10 working days before the course.

If you fail to attend without notice you will be charged a £75 cancellation fee.

If you are unable to attend on the day because you are unwell, please notify the course tutors. In this case, we will accept a delegate.